Theories of urban politics

David Judge (Editor), G. Stoker (Editor), H. Wolman (Editor)

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Abstract

Providing a comprehensive overview of the main theories which structure debate on urban politics, the internationally respected contributors to this textbook provide a clear and coherent account which is organized around four major questions. The first part looks at issues of power and examines both traditional and recent theories of power in cities. The nature of public bureaucracy and those officials that have a leadership role within city government are discussed in the second part. The third part examines the ways that citizens are involved in the process of urban politics. The final part seeks to place urban politics in terms of the social economic environment and the complex architecture of government in which it has
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages310
Publication statusPublished - 1995

Keywords

  • urban politics
  • public bureaucracy
  • city government
  • social economic environment
  • government architecture

Research Output

Pluralism

Judge, D., 27 Apr 1995, Theories of Urban Politics. Judge, D., Stoker, G. & Wolman, H. (eds.). London, p. 13-34 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Urban politics and theory

Judge, D., Stoker, G. & Wolman, H., 27 Apr 1995, Theories of urban politics. Judge, D., Stoker, G. & Wolman, H. (eds.). London, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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Judge, D., Stoker, G., & Wolman, H. (Eds.) (1995). Theories of urban politics.